Football Innovation 2020 Speakers
Head of Academy Sport Science & Medicine, AFC Bournemouth
Ben completed his BSc in Sport & Exercise Science at Kingston University before moving on to an MSc in Applied Sport Science at Worcester University while working full time. After spending the 2012-2013 season as a Sport Scientist at Crawley Town FC, Ben was appointed as the first ever academy Sport Scientist at AFC Bournemouth, developing an academy Sport Science & Medicine infrastructure at the club. An accredited S&C coach, Ben is currently Head of Academy Sport Science & Medicine at AFC Bournemouth working in his 7th season with the club, overseeing the Elite Performance side of the academy including Sport Science, S&C, Nutrition, Medicine, Analysis and Psychology. Ben has worked with players from the FP to first team and seen numerous academy players he has worked with make professional debuts.